Flooding on Roadways in Worcester County

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The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office is reporting high water on the following roadways: Nassawango Road from Pennewell Road to Creek Road in Snow Hill, which is closed at this time, as well as Route 12 near the drawbridge. They ask that you use caution in that area. SHA is on the scene. Smaller and lower…

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Snow Hill Woman Wanted for Burglary, Home Invasion

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The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Maquia Tene Briddell who is wanted on an active Arrest Warrant– charged with Burglary 1st, 3rd, 4th and Con-Home Invasion. Her last known address was 500-25 Maple Street, Snow Hill, Maryland. Briddell is 41 years old. Her birthday is July 4th, 1981. She is black, 5’05 and…

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Man Gets Multiple Life Sentences for Child Sex Abuse

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A Snow Hill man convicted of rape and sexual offenses involving a minor has been sentenced to four consecutive life terms plus 75 years. According to the Worcester County State’s Attorney’s Office, 32-year-old Cody Jolley was convicted in May following a Circuit Court Trial. He received a sentence from the Hon. William Jones of Dorchester…

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Update : Snow Hill Election Results

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(Updated with unofficial results) Snow Hill voters have elected a new mayor and a new eastern district council member.Unofficial results indicate that Mike Pruitt defeated Rob Hall in the race for mayor, 214-93.Janet Simpson is the projected winner over Dave Burt in the council race, 73-31.Absentee ballots, including those that come in the mail by…

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Snow Hill Ballot Set For May 3rd Election

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The ballot is set for the Town of Snow Hill Election May 3rd.Current Eastern District Council member Rob Hall and former Council member Mike Pruitt are running for mayor. Dave Burt and Janet Simpson are the candidates for Eastern District Council.Snow Hill residents may request an absentee ballot from town hall. The deadline to apply…

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1 Dead Following Fire Connected To Outdoor Burning

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One person is dead following a fire in Snow Hill. According to the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office, members of the Snow Hill Volunteer Fire Company and paramedics responded to the 100-block of North Ross Street Wednesday afternoon. One person died of burn injuries. Investigators said outdoor burning was taking place at the location. The…

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Worcester Co. Accepts Applications For Nonprofit Grants

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Nonprofit agencies are invited to apply for a grant from Worcester County Government in 2022. Applications will be accepted through Monday, February 7th. Applying for a non-profit grant is not a guarantee that funding will be approved. Grant awards will be announced after the Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget is adopted in June. Applications are…

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Worcester Co. Seeks Applicants For Local Commissions, Boards

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Worcester County is looking to fill positions on several commissions. The Board of Commissioners will consider applicants who are hoping to become more involved in their community and volunteer to serve on a board or commission. Agricultural preservation, social services, ethics, recreation and economic development are just a few of the areas where commissioners are…

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Snow Hill Receives CDBG Grant Award for Sewer Repairs & Improvements

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Snow Hill Mayor, Dr. Jennifer R. Jewell, PhD., announced today that the Town has received a major Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) award from the State of Maryland to spend over half a million dollars in much-needed sewer line repairs and improvements. The Town was recently notified by Maryland Secretary of Housing &Community Development Kenneth…

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Juvenile With Fireworks Implicated In House Fire

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A house fire in Snow Hill was caused by a juvenile who lit fireworks inside the home, according to the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office. The fire was reported on Purnell Street Wednesday at 5:31 p.m. The fire started in a second-floor bedroom. No injuries were reported. Members of the Snow Hill, Newark, Girdletree, Stockton…

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Combined Sewer Overflow Detected In Pocomoke River

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Recent heavy rainfall has resulted in a combined sewer overflow from the Snow Hill wastewater treatment plant of more than 500,000 gallons, according to Worcester County officials. The overflow event results from a combined sewer system that also collects stormwater. The Town of Snow Hill reported the CSO from its wastewater treatment plant to the…

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6-Month Bridge Replacement Project Starts Monday

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Motorists in Worcester County will encounter a detour for replacement of the Bayside Road Bridge, on the bay east of Snow Hill.The current timber-beam bridge is being closed as of Monday. Local detour routes will add a few minutes to the commute. Worcester County Public Works says the project is expected to take about six…

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2 Killed In Snow Hill Crash

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A crash in Snow Hill has left two people dead. Snow Hill Police, according to WBOC-TV, report that a 25-year-old man who was driving the car and a 17-year-old passenger died of injuries suffered in the Friday night crash. The car left West Market Street near Coulbourne Lane, struck a pole and overturned several times…

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Crash Near Snow Hill Leaves Pocomoke Woman Dead

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A crash at Route 113 and Timmons Road near Snow Hill has left a Pocomoke woman dead.  Maryland State Police says the driver of a pickup truck traveling southbound crossed the center line and collided with a Chevy van that was in the northbound lane.  The driver of the van, 66 year old Charlotte Teter…

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Snow Hill Looking for New Police Chief

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The Help Wanted signs are posted, as the town of Snow Hill Police Department searches for a new boss to lead it’s ranks. The current Police Chief Tom Davis’s last day is Sunday. Town officials are searching for a new chief who can manage at least five officers, and one administrative aide. Stephen Mathews, the…

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Crash in Berlin Leaves Snow Hill Man Dead

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A crash early Sunday morning has left a Snow Hill man dead.  Worcester County Sheriff’s deputies say a vehicle driven by 32 year old Kenneth Mariner went off Ironshire Station Road in Berlin just after 3am and overturned.  Police say Mariner was ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Alcohol and speed are factors…

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20th Annual Blessing of the Combines in Snow Hill

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The 20th Annual Blessing of the Combines will take place Saturday morning in downtown Snow Hill.  This honors the agricultural community and Maryland Ag Secretary Joe Bartenfelder will be the keynote speaker.  The fun begins at 10am with music and other activities and the Parade of Combines sets off down Route 12 to Green Street…

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Worcester County Fair Postponed Till September

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If you planned to attend the Worcester County Fair this weekend in Snow Hill – the recent heavy rains have left the grounds at Byrd Park saturated and the Fair has been rescheduled to September 14th through 16th.  Organizers say that while there will be some scheduling changes – much will remain the same.  If…

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